Patient Satisfaction Quality Improvement Project: Technologies
Review the Sample APA Paper in Announcements.
For your Patient Satisfaction Quality Improvement Project, write a 1,200- to 1,500-word report in which you will:
• Explain the types of information technology systems you used to gather data.
o Explain how the use of nursing informatics applies to your department or unit, and how it relates to your quality improvement initiative. Use the initiative used in the last week’s paper
o Evaluate the influence of information technology on patient care.
? Does it improve patient care?
? How much nursing time does technology take away from patient care?
? Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of barcoding.
• Analyze which systems contribute to the management and maintenance of change for the organization.
• Analyze the Health and Medicine Division recommendations for integrated information systems (e.g., EpicCare, Cerner, Meditech, or other system).
• Determine other types of applications of technology, other than the electronic medical record system, to implement the quality improvement project.
Introduction – Should identify key points that will be discussed in the paper. Ex: The author will discuss types of information technology, nursing informatics, technology/patient care, etc. – This information comes from the nine (9) bullet points above.
Conclusion – Should refocus the reader to the main points that were discussed in the paper. New information should never be in a conclusion.
Formatting – APA is required. Review the APA Sample Paper in Announcements.
Headings – Level 1 and Level 2 should be used. Headings are written in bold letters. Headings should reflect the content requirements. Ex: Types of Information Technology, Nursing Informatics, Influence of Information Technology . . .Patient Care, Barcoding; Management and Maintenance, Integrated Information Systems, Other Applications of Technology
Reference Page – Minimum of 6 references. All references are required to be cited within the text. All citations are required to be referenced on the reference page.
THE COVER PAGE AND REFERENCE PAGE ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PAGE COUNT. I WILL DO THEM.
Plagiarism Report – The Plagiarism Report cannot have a similarity index of more than 25%. If the percentage is greater than 25% point deductions will apply. Copy your document without the references and save it as a Word document. Submit the document to the Plagiarism Checker located in the Library. When you receive the report back, copy the report in its entirety and paste it after the references. If you are unable to complete this process, save the report as a pdf file and submit it as a separate document.